Arsenal v Watford - JG preview


The Gunners take on Watford at Emirates Stadium in the FA Cup.

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Watford Full name: Watford Football Club
Manager: Quique Sánchez Flores
Club colours: Yellow shirts, black shorts, yellow socks
Nickname:The Hornets


Three facts about Watford:

  • Arsenal have won four of their FA Cup meetings with Watford (L1), including their last meeting in the third round en route to winning the trophy in 2002.
  • Arsene Wenger's side have won 15 consecutive rounds of the FA Cup. The post-war record is 16, which the Gunners hold (2002-2004).
  • Arsenal haven't lost three home games in a row in all competitions since November 2002.


Etienne Capoue WatfordStar man: Etienne Capoue
The tough-tackling midfielder is formerly of Tottenham Hotspur. Capoue offers protection to the Watford defence with his physicality but also has a powerful strike and will look to break down any Arsenal attack.